From 2014 to 2016, NYCHA was party to over 25,000 annual legal actions regarding its public housing tenants

From 2014 to 2016, NYCHA was party to over 25,000 annual legal actions regarding its public housing tenants

The New York City Housing Authority has released records to Progress Queens in response to an open records request filed under the Freedom of Information Law, providing insight into how many legal actions the public housing agency has been engaged with vis-à-vis its tenants over the three years from 2014 to 2016.

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Torres, Council chair on public housing, mum on Olatoye's future in wake of lead poisoning crisis at NYCHA

Torres, Council chair on public housing, mum on Olatoye's future in wake of lead poisoning crisis at NYCHA

New York City Councilmember Ritchie Torres, chair of the public housing committee, is laying low, even as public pressure escalates on New York City Housing Authority CEO Shola Olatoye in face of lead poisoning crisis.

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New York City Housing Authority vs. Its Tenants

New York City Housing Authority vs. Its Tenants

"Vivian," a tenant of the New York City Housing Authority, faces eviction in Queens Housing Court over the public housing authority's refusal to grant Vivian a right to succession on her late brother's public housing apartment lease.

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de Blasio knew of NYCHA false lead certifications, as private landlords escape scrutiny

de Blasio knew of NYCHA false lead certifications, as private landlords escape scrutiny

Mayor Bill de Blasio was aware that the New York City Housing Authority was violating requirements for lead testing in public housing, even as private landlords are escaping any scrutiny for the lead exposure crisis in New York City.

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Feds mum as report reveals Brooklyn children testing positive for blood lead levels at rate higher than in Flint

Feds mum as report reveals Brooklyn children testing positive for blood lead levels at rate higher than in Flint

In the face of a news report, revealing that children in Brooklyn are testing positive for blood lead levels higher than children in Flint, Michigan, the U.S. Attorney's Office has refused to release any information about its protracted investigation into physical condition standards in public housing that are suspected of exposing children to lead.

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In wake of public housing and drinking water tragedies elsewhere, prosecutors remain mum about NYCHA investigation

In wake of public housing and drinking water tragedies elsewhere, prosecutors remain mum about NYCHA investigation

As repercussions over the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, lead to criminal charges against public officials and as a deadly fire in a public housing apartment building in London leads to calls for a criminal investigation, Federal prosecutors in New York remain mum about the reported investigation into dangerous living conditions at NYCHA.

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Ten per cent. of public housing buildings in New York City are in "troubled" condition : HUD inspection

Ten per cent. of public housing buildings in New York City are in "troubled" condition : HUD inspection

Ten per cent. of the New York City Housing Authority's apartment buildings were rated as being in "troubled" condition, according to inspection data published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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de Blasio's budget continues minimal funds for NYCHA in face of Federal probe into toxic conditions [Updated]

de Blasio's budget continues minimal funds for NYCHA in face of Federal probe into toxic conditions [Updated]

In a year when Mayor Bill de Blasio finds himself fighting for his political survival, he minimally extends existing budgetary support for NYCHA, even in the face of a reported Federal investigation into toxic living conditions in New York City's public housing.

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